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History Key Dates Ship and Location Technical Staff

Radio New York International

Owners


Al Weiner and Joe Ferraro

International Ship Owners of Yonkers, New York – owned the Sarah


Opening Date

23rd July 1987 (tests)

Planned official start date 1st August 1987 (Never achieved)


15th October 1988 (tests)


Closing Date

27th July 1987 – ship forcibly boarded and seized by US authorities

17th October 1988  –following the issue of a temporary Restraining Order

Frequencies/Wavelengths

1987  

1620kHz  (185m) medium wave (AM)

103.1mHz FM

6240kHz shortwave

190kHz (1579m) longwave


1988   

1620kHz (185m)medium wave (AM)

Broadcasting Hours

The station only ever achieved test broadcasts for a few hours at a time

Sarah

Sarah

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Format

"Free form rock'n' roll - current hits and hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s."

Landbased Address

496 La Guardia Place

Suite 451

New York

NY 10012